2018 Was A Record Breaking Year For The Global Box Office

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The film industry continues to break records as movies are earning more money than they have ever done in the past. 2018 was a record breaking year, although there's a chance 2019 could be an even bigger year!

As noted by The Hollywood Reporter, total Box Office revenue from around the world came in at a whopping $41.7 billion. This is a new yearly record that could be broken in 2019.

$11.9 billion of that money came from North America which is 4 percent higher than the $11.4 billion earned in 2016. It is also above the $11.1 billion that was received last year in 2017.

Disney continues to be the leader of the Box Office thanks to its acquisitions of Star Wars, Pixar and Marvel.

2018 was boosted heavily from the likes of Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and The Incredibles 2 being the top earners of the year around the world.

Disney earned $7.325 billion last year which is slightly lower than the $7.605 billion that the company got in 2016. That said, it is still higher than the grosses of any of their immediate competitors.

2019 should be a bigger year for Disney as they are releasing tons of new movies.

Movies to look out for this year include the likes of Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, Dumbo, Aladdin, The Lion King and then Star Wars: Episode IX.

It's more than likely the Box Office will reach new records in 2019. 2019 arguably has a lot more movies coming out compared to 2018.

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